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Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

The Active Times | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Ask cyclists, runners, cross-country skiers--cardio is king. Though most endurance athletes supplement their workouts with other forms of training, ca...

Why I Took Up Jogging in the Rain, How Much I Love It and Why You Might Like It Too!

Adriana & George Sifakis | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Adriana & George Sifakis

I highly recommend squeezing into those lycra leggings, dusting off your cap, and slipping on a slicker with some upbeat tunes and going out for a jog in the rain! You too may feel refreshed and energized!

Change This One Thought and Lose Weight

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Your thoughts shape your body. Might sound weird, but it's true. You see, everything you do starts in the mind. So, when you emotionally eat, you had...

The Secrets To Long Life As Shared By Those Over 90 Years Old

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.25.2014 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

We're all looking for the fountain of youth. It's right in front of our eyes. Not only do we want to live to a ripe old age, but we also want to do so while maintaining our vigor and health. What good is it to live longer but be in failing health and homebound?

Mental Health: The Thin Line Between Coping and Catastrophe

Ross Szabo | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ross Szabo

There's a huge emphasis placed on how we cope with stress, anxiety and mental health challenges in our lives. Everyone has a different way of determining the difference between release and reinforcement.

The Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Exercise

The Active Times | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, "I'm too tired" is probably the most common. Click Here to see th...

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

Strength Training Moves For a Full-Body Makeover

The Active Times | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Ready for a total-body workout? Here are nine strength-training moves you can use in one workout to get started.

The Best Bike Rides For Fall

The Active Times | Posted 10.16.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Fall cycling is the most enjoyable time to ride; add some vivid colors of leaves falling in your path and it's like pedaling through a dream.

5 Steps to Help You Lose the 'Parenting Pound'

Chris Cate | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Chris Cate

For your physical and mental health, it's always best to associate your children as the antidote to weight gain and not the reason. So with that in mind, consider this 5-step five step plan babies and toddlers use to help you lose the parenting pound, or at least keep it down to a pound.

How I Benefited From A Summer Of Walks With Coworkers I Didn't Know

Shelley Emling | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

It's lunchtime on any given weekday. Look around. Do you see your coworkers? Most likely they are sitting at their desks, frantically trying to meet another deadline while scarfing down forkfuls of salad. Just like you. And most of the time, just like me as well. But over the summer things changed.

The Best Workouts To Do When You're Too Tired To Work Out

Posted 10.16.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Even though the only exercise you feel like doing is a microwave-to-couch roll, the right physical activity could give your energy ...

5 Boredom-Busting Treadmill Workouts

SELF | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Hate the dreadmill? These high-intensity interval routines will challenge your body and your brain, boosting your fitness level as the minutes fly by.

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

Rachel Adelson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Last night, the instructor of my women's weightlifting class -- let's call her Sarge -- had us use heavy weights to build the muscles in our backs and chests. Picture us, about 10 ordinary middle-aged women, grunting and groaning in an old school gym. This, my friends, is the new girls' night out.

Moving Forward With Change: Part 2 in a Series to Create Lasting Health Change

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D.

Sometimes I'm struck by the number of people who truly want to create change in their lives. You need only look at the success of weight loss programs...

Exercising Public Policy: Promoting Physical Activity in the Fight Against Depression

Joe S. Moore | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe S. Moore

A staggering one in 10 Americans suffer from depression. Exercise is one of the most pragmatic, cost-effective, and potentially accessible tools we have for helping to combat it.

The Not-So-Subtle Message You're Sending in That SoulCycle T-Shirt

Jessica Kane | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Jessica Kane

It's one thing to spend $165 for less than four hours of working out. It's another to walk around the city in a $58 flashy tank top that is essentially shouting "I have enough money to not only afford my rent, but to also spend $45 per hour to work out" to the world.

How To Know If You're Addicted To Exercise

SELF | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Working out every single day is good for you, right? For some women, it can become an unhealthy obsession.

Stop Exercising, Doctor's Orders!

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

So stop exercising, and pick up a shovel to get your garden ready for next year. Hike with friends up the mountain. Dance by the seaside, and let the sound of the waves stir your heart. Soak up the clean, refreshing air, and deepen your appreciation for the gifts of the natural world.

No Time for Exercise? Let's Do the Math!

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

The next time you don't think you have time for exercise, just take a look around at the very busy, dynamic successful individuals out there, from presidents and CEOs to legends like Arnold -- most manage time for exercise and are wise to do so.

These Workouts Are More Effective Than Running

The Active Times | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Running has become the unofficial go-to cardio workout. With so many benefits, there couldn't possibly be a better workout out there, right? Well, there just might be a more effective workout for you.

What Weightlifting For Just 20 Minutes Does To Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.03.2014 | Science

You may be surprised by what a quick workout session can do for your brain. It's no secret that weightlifting is good for you -- from building musc...

Sitting Is the New Smoking: Ways a Sedentary Lifestyle Is Killing You

The Active Times | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

The ticking clock and furious patter of computer keys are staples in offices around the world. Regardless of specific business, offices share many sim...

5 Simple Steps To A Sharper Memory

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Spending your precious time worrying about everything can be dealt with through mindfulness based stress reduction or MSBR. You can reach that state through meditation and it's extremely helpful in lowering blood pressure and minimizing the effects of depression. 

Moves Guaranteed to Get You Your Best Butt Ever

The Active Times | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

The butt is a powerful tool. The muscles in our backsides help with everything from climbing stairs to running marathons and that's just the beginning.